Which Joe gave his name to ‘sloppy joes’? We look at five interesting sandwiches and their lexical origins.
1‘he went on to inveigh against pornography and violence in the cinema’
fulminate, declaim, protest, rail, rage, remonstrate, storm
denounce, censure, condemn, decry, criticize, complain vehemently about
disparage, denigrate, run down, revile, abuse, vilify, impugn
informal lash, tongue-lash, kick up a fuss about, kick up a stink about, bellyache about, beef about, grouch about, sound off about
We take a look at several popular, though confusing, punctuation marks.
From Afghanistan to Zimbabwe, discover surprising and intriguing language facts from around the globe.
The definitions of ‘buddy’ and ‘bro’ in the OED have recently been revised. We explore their history and increase in popularity.